HOW TO: Make a natural sleep aid lotion with magnesium & lavender oil for newborns, kids & adults

by 04/24/15   filed under: eco toddler, green baby, green family, green kids, green maternity, green pregnancy, health & body, how-to

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Photographer unites nursing mothers with Mother Nature in "Breastfeeding Goddesses"

by 04/24/15   filed under: art, baby feeding

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"Falling Fruit" online map directs you to fruit trees you can forage in your neighborhood!

by 04/24/15   filed under: education, food, gardening, green kids

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Are you ready to partake of an urban harvest you weren’t aware was right at your fingertips? Well, this amazing, interactive, world map from Falling Fruit may be your new favorite resource. The map charts known fruit trees on publicly accessible land, and as an added bonus, you and your family can add your own finds to the map and share your knowledge of where to forage local food with the world.

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HOW TO: Make vegan, gluten-free seed and nut bread

by 04/24/15   filed under: baking, food, healthy recipe, how-to, snack, vegan cooking, vegetarian

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5 green summer camps & how to find an eco-minded summer camp near you

by 04/23/15   filed under: green education series, green family, green kids

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HOW TO: Make sushi shaped like adorable panda bears!

by 04/23/15   filed under: food, how-to, vegan cooking

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Taracea is an interactive urban sculpture designed to be reconfigured by kids

by 04/23/15   filed under: art, eco play, events, kid friendly, kids entertainment

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HOW TO: Make a DIY organic rainbow cake without toxic chemical food colors

by 04/22/15   filed under: baking, cooking, green family, green holiday ideas for kids, green party, recipe

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Whimsical Mio Múcaro creatures are handmade dolls sure to delight any child

Whimsical Mio Múcaro creatures are handmade dolls sure to delight any child

Nazario has enjoyed sewing for more than 20 years and studied fashion design in college, but the Mio Múcaro range came about when her son was a baby and she wanted to make something…

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8 easy Earth Day activities for kids of all ages

8 easy Earth Day activities for kids of all ages

1. Have a party! Earth Day is definitely cause for a celebration. Besides, who doesn’t love a party? Serve eco-themed cupcakes, put out some green toys or environmentally-themed…

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Wonderworld adds a glowing twist to their marble run toy

Wonderworld adds a glowing twist to their marble run toy

The only thing your kid is going to like better than a basic marble run is a glow in the dark marble run, which makes this toy a sure winner on birthdays or holidays. The awesome glow…

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Combat Earth Day greenwashing & commercialism: 6 products that will really reduce your carbon footprint

Combat Earth Day greenwashing & commercialism: 6 products that will really reduce your carbon footprint

Reusable Water Bottles Not only can bottled water for the whole family cost more than gasoline, but all those plastic bottles are trashing the earth. Even though plastic water bottles…

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Oeuf's Fawn system converts from a bassinet on wheels to a full-sized crib

Oeuf's Fawn system converts from a bassinet on wheels to a full-sized crib

Shopping for sleeping arrangements that accommodate both a newborn and a toddler can be challenging, but Oeuf’s new Fawn crib and bassinet system offers an eco-friendly and…

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The Shoe That Grows expands five sizes to protect impoverished children's feet for at least five years

The Shoe That Grows expands five sizes to protect impoverished children's feet for at least five years

Children in impoverished countries may never go barefoot again, thanks to The Shoe That Grows. Created by inventor Kenton Lee, the incredible sandal shoe can be adjusted every time a…

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Disney's 3D printer prototype creates soft, cuddly creations out of layered fabric

Disney's 3D printer prototype creates soft, cuddly creations out of layered fabric

3D printers are all the rage, creating everything from prosthetic arms to 3D versions of your child’s drawings. Leave it to Disney (and their collaborators at Cornell and Carnegie…

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Boon's Water Pipes will delight tots during bath time

Boon's Water Pipes will delight tots during bath time

Just when you thought leaky pipes in the bathroom meant bad news, Boon introduces a full set of water pipes that offer nothing but fun. This cool bath toy set includes 5 colorful pipes…

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PlanToys' Build A Zoo is a block set/matching game hybrid toy

PlanToys' Build A Zoo is a block set/matching game hybrid toy

PlanToys’ colorful zoo blocks enable your child to have fun and develop fine motor skills and his imagination in the process. Little ones can build their own block zoo, then…

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Grow a Garden felt veggie kit is a bountiful toy for budding gardeners

Grow a Garden felt veggie kit is a bountiful toy for budding gardeners

This absolutely beautiful Grow a Garden Felt Veggie Kit is handmade with 100% pure wool felt and comes with everything needed to encourage a love of gardening and imagination in your…

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